A complete team effort vaulted the Florida women’s basketball team into the 24th Annual Gator Holiday Classic Championship, as the Gators handedly defeated Southern University 78-49 on Sunday afternoon in the O’Connell Center.
SUNRISE, Fla. — Billy Donovan was managing quite a few spinning plates at the Orange Bowl Classic in Sunrise, Florida, on Saturday.
Florida quarterback Treon Harris has been charged with a second-degree misdemeanor for operating a motor vehicle without a valid license, first reported by the Gainesville Sun. The University of Florida Police Department issued Harris the uniform traffic citation, and court documents as well as a UPD incident report show that he has never had a license. Harris is scheduled for an arraignment on Jan. 15 at 1:30 p.m.
Florida coach Billy Donovan will be paying closer attention to his team’s fall semester grades than usual, with the structure of UF’s lineup against Wake Forest Saturday depending on when the grades are posted.
The season of head coaching searches has given way to the transitional season around the Florida football program.
Jim McElwain, the new Florida Gator head football coach said in his opening press conference that you have to “recruit daily or die now”. Less than two weeks after he was named head coach, he and his staff has landed their first verbal commitment to the 2015 recruiting class.
New coach Jim McElwain has made his first hire. Mississippi State defensive coordinator Geoff Collins has been picked for the same position at Florida, the school announced Wednesday and he will replace current defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin following Florida’s final game of the season in the Birmingham Bowl Jan. 3.
Dorian Finney-Smith dribbles the ball during Florida's 79-34 win against Jacksonville.
In Florida’s (6-4) third consecutive win since falling to No. 11 Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas on Dec. 5, the Gators defeated Jacksonville (2-9) 79-34 on Sunday.
Carlie Needles looks to pass the ball during Florida's 59-54 win against Stetson.